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Prostate Health

Understanding Your Prostate


Men are rightly concerned with keeping their prostate healthy, so don't fall for misconceptions.

Reviewed by Christopher Kim, M.D. , | Urology, | Urology

The Basics
Prostate Exams
Improving Prostate Health

The Basics

The Facts About the Prostate

Keeping your prostate healthy is a lifelong process.

Yep, enhancing that once-lush mane might mask a prostate problem. But there's a solution.

Cancer isn't the only form of prostate disease, and women can help their partner spot problems.

We're talking about the prostate, which grows all your adult life. What did you think we meant?

Prostate Exams

The Facts About Prostate Exams

Early screening and exams are vital to diagnosis and treatment. Here's what you need to know.

A rectal exam isn't the only component of prostate screening, or even the most valuable anymore.

Prostate-specific antigen tests aren't always accurate, so don't let high PSA levels alarm you.

Not looking forward to a digital rectal exam? There are now more ways to check your prostate.

Improving Prostate Health

Improving Prostate Health

Simple lifestyle changes can have a positive impact on prostate health.

Specific exercises might be elusive, but overall activity is definitely beneficial.

Like the other parts of your body, your prostate needs the right foods to stay healthy.

Making yoga integral to your workout may improve overall health and be good for your prostate.